Tag: civil rights

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The Supreme Court and QI

USA Today looks at the Supreme Court and qualified immunity (QI). In a new op-ed, USA Today’s Editorial Board examines some recent QI rulings. Handed down by the Supreme Court, these rulings could signal “a new era of accountability.”

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The Derek Chauvin Trial and Qualified Immunity

The Chicago Sun-Times published a piece about the role qualified immunity will play in the upcoming trial of Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer who killed George Floyd.

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Vietnam Vet Assaulted in VA Hospital Takes His Case to the Supreme Court

In 2016, Jose Oliva, a Vietnam vet and retired law enforcement agent, arrived for a dentist appointment at his local VA hospital.

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SCOTUS Sides with Victim in Rare QI Decision

For the first time in 16 years, the Supreme Court issued a qualified immunity decision in which it held that the defendants’ actions violated “clearly established law.”